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Recent News Releases

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7-23-19 Tampa Bay Watch Announces New Board Member


7-13-19 Ghost Trap Rodeo Planned for Summer Blue Crab Fishery Closure


7-8-19 Hillsborough Family Foundation funds new eco-vessel for Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center


1-11-19 TBW to host sixth annual BayLife art exhibit February 22


11-16-18 TBW to Receive $100k grant from Duke Energy Foundation


11-6-18 Mosaic Employees Join forces with TBW for Oyster Reef Restoration


10-6-18 Volunteer Boaters Needed for 25th Annual Fishing Line Cleanup


9-17-18 Vote YES in November for Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center


10-6-18 Volunteer Boaters Needed for 25th Annual Fishing Line Cleanup


7-30-18 Beaches Chamber’s Inaugural Festival of Trees to benefit Tampa Bay Watch


8-25-18 Great Bay Scallop Search is Set for August 25, 2018


5-3-18 City Council Approves Tampa Bay Watch to operate Education Center at the St. Pete Pier™


5-1-18 Alden Suites and Renfrow family donate $25,000 to Tampa Bay Watch


4-12-18 Mosaic Employees Join Forces with Tampa Bay Watch for Oyster Reef Restoration


1-25-18 Tampa Bay Watch Celebrates 25 Years of Habitat Restoration & Education


8-31-17 Volunteer Boaters Needed for 24th Annual Fishing Line Cleanup


9-20-17 Tampa Bay Watch Partners with Everyday Hero Project and Operation Float for Hurricane Irma relief efforts


8-26-17 Attention Boaters! Participate in Tampa Bay’s Treasure Hunt: The 24th Annual Great Bay Scallop Search is August 26


7-17-17 228 Derelict Crab Traps Removed from Tampa Bay in Blue Crab Fishery Closure


7-15-17 Derelict Crab Trap Removal Planned for Blue Crab Fishery Closure


4-22-17 Catalina Day of Service to benefit Tampa Bay Watch for Earth Day


3-24-17 Save the Date for Tarpon Rodeo!


1-31-17 Bay Life Art Show Dates Set


1-17-17 Tampa Bay Watch Announces New Board Officers



News Articles & Video Clips

from our media partners


10-21-19, New photos: St. Pete Pier District buildings in place, interior work underway, Tampa Bay Business Journal


9-9-19 Plastic found to be whale's cause of death, putting renewed spotlight on growing problem, Fox 13 News Tampa Bay


8-24-19 Searching for scallops: How they're used as a water quality indicator, 10News


8-5-19 Balloon releases pose threat to wildlife, experts say, Fox 13 Tampa Bay


8-9-19 Almost there: The new St. Pete Pier now looks like a pier, Florida Politics


8-9-19 Three tourism projects that could change the St. Pete economy, St. Pete Catalyst


7-13-19 Volunteers Collect Derelict Crab Traps from Pinellas Co. Waters7-13-19Volunteers Remove Derelict Crab Traps from Pinellas Co. Waters, Spectrum Bay News 9


7-5-19 Oysters help keep our Tampa Bay waters clean, WTSP


7-3-19 Volunteers Create Vertical Oyster Gardens for Gulfport, The Gabber


6-29-19 Vertical Oyster Gardens Built to Help Keep Tampa Bay Estuary Alive, Bay News 9


6-28-19 Gulfport hopes vertical oyster gardens will help fight red tide and filter polluted waters, ABC Action News


6-27-19 It's scallop season. Grab your gear and get out of Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Times


6-12-19 In his own words: Why this philanthropist gives back to St. Pete, St. Pete Catalyst


6-5-19 Vertical Oyster Garden Workshop Will Help to Clean Gulfport Waters, Gulfport Gabber


5-29-19 A Palm-Sized Rescue, The Gulfport Gabber


5-13-19 Tampa Bay Watch on Tampa Bay's Morning Blend, ABC Action News


4-25-19 St. Pete Pier taking shape, Tampa Bay 100


4-22-19 Hundreds of pounds of trash collected in Tampa Bay area on Earth Day 2019, 10News


4-22-19 300 Pounds of Trash Collected at Bartlett Park on Earth Day, Fox 13


4-17-19 Major construction on St. Pete Pier to be completed this year, Orlando Sentinel


4-16-19 Crist, Kriseman Headline Earth Day Celebration of Parks, Conservation, Tampa Bay Reporter


4-11-19 St. Pete Pier hits construction milestones, first building is dedicated (Photos), Tampa Bay Business Journal


4-5-19 Construction progresses on new St. Pete Pier, Fox 13


4-3-19 Tampa Bay Watch dedicates the first building in St. Petersburg's $80 million Pier District, Tampa Bay Times


3-26-19 Tampa Bay Watch's New Discovery Center On Track To Open At St. Pete Pier, WJCT


2-25-19 City reveals logo for new St. Pete Pier, Tampa Bay Business Journal


2-14-19 Tampa Bay Watch Celebrates 25 Years with New Location at St. Pete Pier, Bay Soundings


2-14-19 Tampa Bay Watch receives $100,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation, Tampa Bay Newspapers


2-11-19 Take a construction site tour of the St. Pete Pier progress (Photos), Tampa Bay Business Journal


2-8-19 St. Pete Council approves more contingency funds, other payments for $80 million Pier District, Tampa Bay Times


12-26-18 St. Petersburg's waterfront destination will have a name. Call it the St. Pete Pier. Tampa Bay Times


11-26-18 See construction progress at new St. Pete Pier, Tampa Bay Business Journal


11-14-18 New St. Petersburg Pier starting to rise above ground, Tampa Bay Times


11-13-18 Duke Energy Foundation awards Florida nonprofits more than $343,000 in grants to protect and restore wildlife and natural resources, GuruFocus


9-20-18 Boaters Needed for 25th Annual Fishing Line Cleanup, Tampa Bay Newspapers


9-17-18 How to Plan the Florida Destination Wedding of Your Dreams, Travel+Leisure Magazine


9-11-18 Hurricane Irma ripped a hole in Shell Key, but that's a good thing, Fox 13


8-21-18 Fear of Red Tide prompts Tampa Baywatch to cancel annual scallop search, Tampa Bay Times


8-17-18 Pinellas, waits, watches, worries as Red Tide lingers off the bay, Tampa Bay Times


8-9-18 St. Petersburg voters will decide whether to modify parks, waterfront, Tampa Bay Times


8-1-18 Tampa Bay Watch to host annual Great Bay Scallop Search, Tampa Bay Newspapers


8-6-18 Shell Key forum at Tampa Bay Watch in Tierra Verde on Aug. 15 looks at preserve's future, Creative Loafing Tampa Bay


7-25-18 Pinellas Business News: Chamber’s Festival of Trees to benefit Tampa Bay Watch, Tampa Bay Newspapers


7-23-18 Pier amenities begin to take shape, Business Observer


7-19-18 St. Pete council votes advance Pier District construction, Tampa Bay Times


7-13-18 Go scalloping, but not for dinner, with Tampa Bay Watch's Great Bay Scallop Search at Fort DeSoto, Creative Loafing


7-9-18 Local volunteers and businesses tackle Tampa Bay’s piece of global plastic pollution, Tampa Bay Times


7-6-18 Tampa Bay Watch Summer Cleanup set for Saturday, WUSF


6-22-18 Empire Oyster and 3 Daughters Brewing Launch First Annual Oyster Social, PRWeb


6-17-18 Shop the new Lucky's in St. Petersburg to help Tampa Bay Watch fight beach erosion, Creative Loafing


5-26-18 Full Storm Team 8 Special: Surviving the Storm, News Channel 8


5-4-18 Editorial: Tampa Bay Watch a good fit for St. Petersburg Pier, Tampa Bay Times


5-3-18 Tampa Bay Watch gets spot on St. Pete Pier for marine education center, Tampa Bay Times


4-25-18 Man-made reef to help replenish oysters, improve water quality in bay, Bay News 9


4-22-18 Tampa Bay Watch: Perpetual Protectors of the Tantalizing Tampa Bay, The Backyard Gnome


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